Jackson State University

, MS,
3.94 Average Rating
Founded in 1877, Jackson State University is a public HBCU located in Jackson, Mississippi.It is one of the largest historically black universities in the nation and a member of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Jackson State is a “research university with high research activity” according to the Carnegie Foundation. Social work and youth services, biology, and liberal arts and humanities are the top areas of study.


Average Net Price
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Institution Type
  • HBCU
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
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Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 19

What Students Are Saying

3.94 Average Rating
Jackson State University is a wonderful place to get your foot in the door and a jumpstart on your career. Combine the family environment with the professional of the student body and youll see why we are one of the best HBCU'S. At JSU we are in the business of challenging minds and changing lives.
Jackson State has a supportive network of professors and alumni. There is a warm, welcoming, helpful atmosphere whether you are experiencing your first tour, going to class, or handling business in any of the offices. There are multiple opportunities to get involved with clubs and organizations, which are great opportunities to acquire community service hours.
Keleigh from Hereford, AZ

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